Audubon Home Gardening Virtual Series, Tuesday, June 8: Harvesting

For the final class in her virtual series Starting a Successful Home Garden, what better topic for Audubon Community Nature Center Executive Director Leigh Rovegno to cover than Harvesting Your Garden’s Bounty. You can join her on Tuesday evening, June 8.

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Tuesday, June 8, 7–8 p.m. is your last opportunity to participate in the Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) Successful Home Garden virtual series.

Closing the six-part series, Executive Director Leigh Rovegno will discuss Harvesting Your Garden’s Bounty.

The lesson will include the best methods for harvesting from your home garden, in addition to techniques for saving seeds.

These classes were designed for beginner and intermediate gardeners, including children 9 years and older interested in nurturing their green thumbs. Different topics are covered in each class, and you are welcome to participate in this final class, even if this is your first time.

Prior to coming to Audubon, Rovegno worked at a variety of organic farms located in places including New Hampshire, Italy, and Colorado. She has shared her tips and tricks on what supplies to have on-hand, favorite seed varieties, and how to make the most of your available garden space.

With a limit of 15 participants, you can ask questions and interact at the end of the class, as well as receive detailed notes to ensure your garden’s success.

The fee is $8 or $6 for Nature Center members and children ages 9–15. Paid reservations for the class are required by Monday, June 7. Register by going to and clicking through “Upcoming Programs.”

Internet access and prior download of the Zoom app is necessary to participate in this virtual program. To download Zoom, go to The Zoom program link is included in your receipt after registration.

Audubon Community Nature Center is located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, N.Y., and Warren, Pa. While practicing safe social distancing measures, you can enjoy the six miles of trails on the 600-acre nature preserve from dawn to dusk daily.

The Nature Center building includes the Blue Heron Gift Shop, live animals, and the winning photographs from the 2020 Nature Photography Contest. Visitors are welcome Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is by donation only.

To learn more about Audubon and its many programs, call (716) 569-2345, visit, or find Audubon Community Nature Center on Facebook.

Audubon Community Nature Center builds and nurtures connections between people and nature by providing positive outdoor experiences, opportunities to learn about and understand the natural world, and knowledge to act in environmentally responsible ways.